P&P Live!: J. Courtney Sullivan - Friends and Strangers and Connie Schultz - Daughters of Erietown

Upcoming Event
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 6:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series.

Friends and Strangers: Up all night with her new son and barely engaging with her work during the day, journalist Elisabeth finds it a comfort to talk with Sam, the babysitter she hires from the local women's college, but the gap between them comes into stark relief when Sam befriends Elisabeth's father-in-law.

J. Courtney Sullivan is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Commencement, Maine, The Engagements, and Saints For All Occasions.

Daughters of Erietown: 1957, Clayton Valley, Ohio. Ellie has the best grades in her class. Her dream is to go to nursing school and marry Brick McGinty. A basketball star, Brick has the chance to escape his abusive father and become the first person in his blue-collar family to attend college. But when Ellie learns that she is pregnant, everything changes. Just as Brick and Ellie revise their plans and build a family, a knock on the front door threatens to destroy their lives.

Connie Schultz s a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a professional-in-residence in the journalism school at Kent State University, her alma mater. She is the author of two memoirs, Life Happens and ...And His Lovely Wife.


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Politics and Prose Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
Friends and Strangers: A novel By J. Courtney Sullivan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525520597
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Knopf - June 30th, 2020

The Daughters of Erietown: A Novel By Connie Schultz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525479352
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Random House - June 9th, 2020

Not Signed or Personalized